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Tenby Arts Festival 2016: Day One: Saturday 24th

Posted on September 5, 2016
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As usual our Book Fair is part of the Tenby Arts Festival . We’re at Church House between 11am – 3pm and it’s free to come in and chat with all the authors and publishers.

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Here’s our line up :

Authors

Authors and Publishers who will be at the 2016 Tenby Book Fair

Authors of all genres will be present:

Children’s & Young Adult Angela Fish, Sharon Marie Jones, Colin R Parsons, Lisa Shambrook, David Thorpe, Sharon Tregenza, Wendy White, Eloise Williams
General Fiction Judith Barrow, Christoph Fischer, Carol Lovekin, Julie McGowan, Thorne Moore, Lisa Shambrook
Romance Judith Barrow, Juliet Greenwood, Julie McGowan
Historical Judith Arnopp, Judith Barrow, Christoph Fischer, Juliet Greenwood, Jo Hammond, Alex Martin, Julia McGowan, Thorne Moore, Tony Riches, Graham Watkins
Sagas Judith Barrow, Alex Martin
Thrillers Christoph Fischer, Matt Johnson, Alex Martin, John Nicholl, Sally Spedding, Nigel Williams.
Crime Judith Barrow, Matt Johnson, Alex Martin, Thorne Moore, Sally Spedding, Nigel Williams
Science Fiction & Fantasy David Thorpe, Colin R Parsons, Wendy Steel, Graham Watkins
Magical & Paranormal Carol Lovekin, Colin R Parsons
Short Stories Phil Carradice, Julie McGowan, Kathy Miles, Wendy Steel
Poetry Phil Carradice, Kathy Miles.
Biographical & memoirs Sarah Jane Butfield, Jo Hammond
Non-Fiction Phil Carradice, Jo Hammond, Wendy Steel, David Thorpe, Graham Watkins.
And here are the interviews of everyone involved:

Thorne Moore: http://bit.ly/1P6zDQh Matt Johnson:http://bit.ly/1RUqJFg , Christoph Fischer: http://bit.ly/1svniAr , Sally Spedding: http://bit.ly/1VNRQci, Wendy Steele: http://bit.ly/1PMoF8i ,Kathy MIles: http://bit.ly/1twN3Bg , Graham Watkins: http://bit.ly/2aEgwRv , Carol Lovekin:http://bit.ly/1Y2z6HT, Colin R Parsons:http://bit.ly/1tvBc5G , Lisa Shambrook: http://bit.ly/28NMI5v: ,Alex Martin: http://bit.ly/28VLsQG , Judith Arnopp: http://bit.ly/290cJMl , Sharon Tregenza:http://bit.ly/29frGPq Juliet Greenwood:http://bit.ly/29jylrM , Nigel Williams:http://bit.ly/29racfO , Julie McGowan:http://bit.ly/29CHNa9 , John Nicholl:http://bit.ly/29NtdtX ,Tony Riches: http://bit.ly/29y3a8k: ,Wendy White: http://bit.ly/29TMCpY ,Angela Fish:http://bit.ly/2a5qY2U David Thorpe:http://bit.ly/2a9uG0V , Eloise William:http://bit.ly/2aoZk1k , Phil Carradice: http://bit.ly/2aYINV5 , Jo Haammond:http://bit.ly/2b7nMqf , Sharon Jones: http://bit.ly/2bhZ9sa and Judith barrow: .http://bit.ly/2cTviGV

Together with:

Honno/HonnoPress: http://bit.ly/2cfHkvO ,

FireflyPress: http://www.fireflypress.co.uk/

Cambria Publishing Co-operative: Cambria Publishing Co-operative

Showboat tv will be there to video the event http://showboat.tv/

Events

Events to be held at the 2016 Tenby Book Fair, 24th September

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Some talks, readings, Q&A sessions will be held in an adjoining room at the fair. Numbers will be limited, so it is advisable to reserve a place in advance. There is no charge.
CONTACT US NOW TO RESERVE A PLACE.
11:00 Cambria Publishing Co-operative will be giving a talk and taking questions about the services and assistance they offer to independent authors.
11:30 Poet Kathy Miles will be giving a reading of some of her work.
12:00 Firefly Press will be talking about publishing children’s books and what they look for in submissions.
12:30 Prizes for the short story competitions will be presented in the main hall – no booking necessary.
1:30 Colin Parsons, children’s writer, talks about his popular work
2:00 Honno Welsh Women’s Press will be talking about their work, publishing contemporary novelists, anthologies and classics, and discussing what they look for in submissions.
2:30 Matt Johnson, thriller writer and ex-policeman, talks about his work and experiences.
2:55 Main hall (no booking required): raffle prizes.
RESERVE A PLACE AT YOUR CHOSEN TALK NOW.

Presentations for the Tenby Book Fair Writing Competitions will take place at 12.30 on Saturday, 24th September 2016
Results of the writing Competitions

Children’s Competition.

FOR ENTRANTS AGED 7 – 12, AN ESSAY (ONE PAGE) ENTITLED: MY FAVOURITE CHARACTER.
COLLECTIONS OF BOOKS ARE VERY GENEROUSLY BEING DONATED AS PRIZES BY FIREFLY PRESS.
First category

1st Prize: Leo Robertson

2nd Prize: Olivia Robertson

3rd Prize: Libby James

Second category

1st Prize William Russell

2nd Prize Darcy Conbeer

3rd prize Zihan Lin

Congratulations to all the winners. And thank you to everyone who entered the competition. There were a many entries and the standard was excellent. The judges had great difficulty coming to their decisions.
Young Adult Flash Fiction Competition

FOR ENTRANTS AGED 12 – 18, A 100 WORD CREEPY TALE.
First Prize £15 book token. 2 runners-up: £5 book token.

Prizes sponsored by Cambria Publishing Co-operative
1st Prize: Gracie Ardolino

2nd Prize: Catrin Lawrence
3rd Prize: Zack Spencer
Congratulations to these three winners. There were some very Creepy Tales indeed. I think the judges had nightmares after reading some of these!

Short Story Competition

FOR ENTRANTS 18 AND OVER: A SHORT STORY, “THE BAG LADY.”
First Prize £25 Second prize £10 Third Prize £5.
The prizes are donated by Cambria Publishing Co-operative
1st Prize: James Purchase
2nd Prize: Eloise De Sousa
Joint 3rd Prize: Keith Bell & Wybert Bendall
There were a great many excellent entries in this category and some interesting and innovative slants on the title. I am told it was a difficult choice.
As well as receiving their prizes on the day the winners will have their stories published on the Tenby Book Fair website
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Link: http://tenbybookfair.blogspot.co.uk/

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